There are 3 ways to get from Belize City to Río Dulce (River) by bus, ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, ferry  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Belize City to Punta Gorda
  2. Take the ferry from Punta Gorda Municipal Pier to Livingston Mariestela

$29 - $37

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the ferry from Belize City to Dangriga
  2. Take the bus from Dangriga to Punta Gorda
  3. Take the ferry from Punta Gorda Municipal Pier to Livingston

$25 - $36

1 alternative option

Fly, bus, ferry  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Belize City Municipal (TZA) to Placencia (PLJ) TZA - PLJ
  2. Take the bus from Independence to Punta Gorda
  3. Take the ferry from Punta Gorda Municipal Pier to Livingston

$129 - $269

What companies run services between Belize City, Belize and Río Dulce (River), Izabal, Guatemala?

There is no direct connection from Belize City to Río Dulce (River). However, you can take the bus to Punta Gorda, take the walk to Punta Gorda Municipal Pier, then take the ferry to Livingston. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Belize City to Río Dulce (River) via Dangriga, Dangriga, Punta Gorda, and Punta Gorda Municipal Pier in around 7 h 36 min.

Airlines
Tropic Air
Website
tropicair.com
Flights from Belize City Municipal to Placencia
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Belize City Municipal to Placencia via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Maya Island Air
Website
mayaislandair.com
Flights from Belize City Municipal to Placencia via Belize City Goldson Intl Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $430
Bus operators
James Bus Company
Website
d02044893.brinkster.net
Bus from Belize City to Punta Gorda
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
d02044893.brinkster.net
Bus from Dangriga to Punta Gorda
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
d02044893.brinkster.net
Bus from Independence to Punta Gorda
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
d02044893.brinkster.net
Ferry operators
Memo's Boat Service
Phone
+501 651-4780
Ferry from Punta Gorda Municipal Pier to Livingston
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
guidetobelize.info
Requena's Charter Service & Watertaxi
Phone
(501) 722-2070
Email
watertaxi@btl.net
Ferry from Punta Gorda Municipal Pier to Livingston
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
puntagordabelize.com
Starla International
Phone
+504 9545-9322
Email
starlaferry@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from Belize City to Dangriga
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
travelmundomaya.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Belize City to Río Dulce (River)?

The distance between Belize City and Río Dulce (River) is 196 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Belize City to Río Dulce (River)?

The cheapest way to get from Belize City to Río Dulce (River) is to bus and ferry which costs $28 - $40 and takes 7 h 15 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Belize City to Río Dulce (River)?

The quickest way to get from Belize City to Río Dulce (River) is to fly and bus and ferry which takes 6 h 22 min and costs $120 - $270.

How long does it take to get from Belize City to Río Dulce (River)?

It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to get from Belize City to Río Dulce (River), including transfers.